York Langton papers. 1960-1989.


York Langton papers., 1960-1989.

York Langton papers. 1960-1989.

Correspondence (1960-1989) and transcripts of speeches (1978-1986) of a Minneapolis businessman and peace activist, relating to his activities in the United Nations Association and other organizations devoted to world peace and disarmament.

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